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Outbreak of Newcastle Virus A Threat to Backyard Chickens

Virulent Newcastle Disease Detected in USA Backyard chicken flocks in California recently tested positive for virulent Newcastle Disease (vND). This is the …

How To Save Money On Chick Starter Feed

How To Save Money On Chick Feed Chicks don’t eat a great deal of feed for the first few weeks of their …

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My Chicks from Sunnyside Hatchery Arrived!

  I’m Back in the Chicken ‘Business!’ My homestead really doesn’t seem much like a homestead without some chickens. So I placed …

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Egg Recall & Egg Safety Tips

Egg Recall 2018 & Egg Safety Tips Have you been affected by the latest egg recall? Are you concerned about the safety …

Sick or Injured Chick Infographic - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

Sick or Injured Chick – An Infographic

For complete instructions on caring for a sick or injured chick, please read How to Care for a Sick Chick. This site …

How to Sell Your Farm Fresh Eggs - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

How to Sell Your Farm Fresh Eggs

  Can You Sell Your Farm Fresh Eggs? Selling fresh eggs from your laying hens is the quintessential homestead dream. All you …

The Ultimate Homemade Chicken Coop Guide

  The Ultimate Homemade Chicken Coop Guide Guest Post by Claire, creator of The Happy Chicken Coop Spring is nearly here and …

The Best Way to Cook Stewing Hens

What’s The Best Way To Prepare Stewing Hens? Old stewing hens are pretty tough birds. I have found that the following methods are the …